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high technology

noun
1.
any technology requiring the most sophisticated scientific equipment and advanced engineering techniques, as microelectronics, data processing, genetic engineering, or telecommunications (opposed to low technology).
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
Related forms
high-technology, adjective
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Examples from the web for high technology
  • Teaching is pretty much orthogonal to using technology, even if you teach high technology.
  • The human touch is much more vital to higher education than is high technology.
  • GE is a high end high technology manufacturer of large sized industrial machinery.
  • They have proved expert at applying and improving existing technology, even the high technology of touch-screen smartphones.
  • We can still offer them sophisticated services, our education system, and some high technology products.
  • And it hadn't taken him long to prove that high technology sounded far less impressive when discussed by a fat hick.
British Dictionary definitions for high technology

high technology

noun
1.
highly sophisticated, often electronic, techniques used in manufacturing and other processes
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